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From praveenesh kumar <praveen...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to convert sequence file into normal text file
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2012 11:23:54 GMT
Cool.
I used the 2nd method. Will look out for other 2 also.

Thanks,
Praveenesh

On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 4:43 PM, Harsh J <harsh@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Praveenesh,
>
> The utility "hadoop fs -text <seqfile>", documented at
> http://hadoop.apache.org/common/docs/current/file_system_shell.html#text
> can read SequenceFiles and print their string representations out.
> Will this be of any help?
>
> Otherwise, you want to use a SequenceFile.Reader over your given file
> and after reading each record out, store them in their text
> representation with a regular file writer. An even easier way may be
> an identity job with sequence-file input format and text output
> format.
>
> On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 3:28 PM, praveenesh kumar <praveenesh@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I am running SimpleKmeansClustering sample code from mahout in action.
> How
> > can I convert sequence file written using SequenceFile.Writer into plain
> > HDFS file so that I can read it properly. I know mahout has seqdumper
> tool
> > to read it. But I want to create normal text file rather than sequence
> file
> > as output. Can anyone tell me how to do it inside the code.
> > ITs kind of urgent. Please help.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Praveenesh
>
>
>
> --
> Harsh J
> Customer Ops. Engineer
> Cloudera | http://tiny.cloudera.com/about
>

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